Buyer unknown: $189 million winning lottery ticket sold in Ohio

Ohio Lottery officials say a winning ticket in Friday's $143 million ($189m) Mega Millions drawing has been sold in Ohio.

Lottery spokesman Mike Bycko said on Saturday the ticket was sold at Fat Daddy's Road Dog in Moraine, outside of Dayton.

The winner has 180 days to claim his or her prize. If the winner chooses the cash option, the payout is $86.4 million before taxes.

Bycko says the seller of the winning ticket will receive $14,300.

The last time a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Ohio was in November 2015, when the jackpot reached $202 million.

The odds of buying a ticket with the winning number combination are 1 in 303 million.

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